Public Safety

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Police: Alert Neighbor Tips Off Cops, Resulting in Arrest of Two in ID Theft Scheme

Delmon Medina and Johell Reyes mug shots
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In the criminal justice system, the people are represented by two separate yet equally important groups: The police who investigate crime and the district attorneys who prosecute the suspects. Just don’t forget the important role played by the people, themselves. This is one of those stories: (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: Two Young Men Trespassing, One With Hallucinogenic Mushrooms

Nicholas Allam
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In an area where police previously received complaints of trespassing and vandalism, Darien police charged two brothers with trespassing, and one of them with possession of hallucinogenic mushrooms, police said. Editor’s note: This article has been updated at 5:05 p.m. with statements by one of the brothers and by removing some information not related to any charges. 

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Man Parks Unlocked Jeep With Key in It in Train Station Lot With Inevitable Result

Darien Police SUV Pointed Right
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At 6:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 26, a man parked his 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee in a parking lot at Noroton Heights Railroad Station, with the key in the vehicle, which was unlocked. (more…) Continue Reading →

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You Can Register Now for a Mental Health First Aid Course in Darien — Seating Limited to First 30

Mental Health First Aid
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You can take a Mental Health First Aid course in Darien on Friday, Sept. 27 at Darien EMS. The course is designed for the general public, as well as those involved in any of the healthcare and first responder fields. But if you decide to register, do it early — seating is limited to the first 30 who sign up. (See the end of this article for more details.)

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